One out of seven U.S. franchises is veteran-owned and more than 66,000 franchise businesses owned by veterans provide jobs for 815,000 workers, according to an IFA educational foundation study. The IFA offers incentives for veterans to enter the franchise industry through programs such as IFA-sponsored Operation Enduring Opportunity, which has placed 64,000 veterans and military [...]
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Many franchise brands are participating in the Operation Enduring Opportunity and attempting to help veterans find a place in the franchise industry. Leaving the military can be a tough process for veterans, said Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips. “When they separate from the military they feel like they are cast adrift,” he [...]